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Google Assistant on Pixel 4 can now open, search in, and control apps
Google Assistant on Pixel 4 can now open, search in, and control apps By Maggie Tillman

Google is updating Google Assistant for Pixel 4 users. It redesigned the AI so that it's more compact when visible on the phone's screen. Assistant also now considers the context of queries, and you can use it to launch apps, search in them, and complete in-app tasks by voice. Oh, and Google ditched the 'Hey Google' wake phrase for strings of questions. Here's everything you need to know about the update.... Read more

What are Google Pixel feature drops and when will your phone get them?
What are Google Pixel feature drops and when will your phone get them? By Maggie Tillman

Updated Through a new initiative called "feature drops", Google said it plans to regularly release software updates for its Pixel phones. These updates will bring new tools and fun things to enhance the devices themselves. The first feature drop is scheduled to roll out from December 2019.... Read more

7 things to consider when buying your child their first phone this Christmas
7 things to consider when buying your child their first phone this Christmas By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’ve got teenagers, or even pre-teens at home, chances are a phone is high on their Christmas wish list. Read more

Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro release date, rumours, news and features
Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro release date, rumours, news and features By Britta O'Boyle

Updated This feature is tracking what's been claimed so far in terms of next year's iPhones - the iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max.... Read more

Huawei P40 and P40 Pro: Release date, rumours and specs
Huawei P40 and P40 Pro: Release date, rumours and specs By Britta O'Boyle

Updated It could be the hottest phone of 2020, it could be the floppest phone of 2020. It's the Huawei P40... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11 and S11+ specs, release date, news and rumours
Samsung Galaxy S11 and S11+ specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Samsung's Galaxy S11 and S11+ are expected to launch in the first quarter of 2020. Here's a round up of the leaks so far and what we want to see.... Read more

Odeon trials phone-free screenings - will they roll out further in 2020?
Odeon trials phone-free screenings - will they roll out further in 2020? By Dan Grabham

Odeon is trialling phoneless screenings. In news that will be a big sigh of relief for serious moviegoers, it looks like we might actually get mandated... Read more

Oppo Find X2 to feature under-screen selfie camera, due 2020
Oppo Find X2 to feature under-screen selfie camera, due 2020 By Mike Lowe

Oppo has shown off its under-screen selfie camera prototype, along with new camera sensor, which it turns out is a prelude to the Find X2...... Read more

When is Android 10 coming to my phone?
When is Android 10 coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

Updated We're gathering all the updates together for Samsung, Huawei and everyone else... Read more

Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your Apple smartphone
Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your Apple smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

The best cases available to protect your iPhone XS or XS Max.... Read more

Redmi K30 5G is a phone of many firsts: Snapdragon 765, 5G, new Sony camera hardware
Redmi K30 5G is a phone of many firsts: Snapdragon 765, 5G, new Sony camera hardware By Chris Hall

Xiaomi's affordable arm has released one of the most interesting additions to its line-up with the Redmi K30 5G. This is a phone of many firsts, using... Read more

Huawei P40 Pro gets some rumoured specs but does any of it matter without Google?
Huawei P40 Pro gets some rumoured specs but does any of it matter without Google? By Chris Hall

If we had to pick one hot trend of 2019, then it has to be Huawei watching: and the P40 is next... Read more

Xiaomi might be joining the clamshell smartphone club, according to patent
Xiaomi might be joining the clamshell smartphone club, according to patent By Max Freeman-Mills

Xiaomi looks like it might be the latest phone-maker seduced back to the ways of the clamshell, according to a new patent discovered by LetsGoDigital. It's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11 series could launch on 18 February
Samsung Galaxy S11 series could launch on 18 February By Cam Bunton

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is due to get its launch in San Francisco on 18 February 2020, if a recent tweet by a renowned leaker is anything to go by.If true,... Read more

Huawei P40 image suggests it's going to be loaded with cameras
Huawei P40 image suggests it's going to be loaded with cameras By Chris Hall

An image reported to be the profile view of the forthcoming Huawei P40 has appeared online.... Read more

Apple rolls out iOS and iPadOS 13.3: All the new iPhone and iPad features
Apple rolls out iOS and iPadOS 13.3: All the new iPhone and iPad features By Maggie Tillman

Apple has released iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3, the third major update to the iOS and iPadOS 13 operating systems. It follows iOS 13.2.3 and iPadOS 13.2.3, incremental updates from two weeks ago. And a month before that, Apple released iOS 13.2, which brought new emoji.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 review: Not to be overlooked
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S10 review: Not to be overlooked By Chris Hall

Updated In the current climate, cheaper handsets make the S10 almost too easy to overlook. But with top features and great software it's a cracking flagship.... Read more

Sony's next Xperia flagship could launch on Snapdragon 865 with 12GB RAM
Sony's next Xperia flagship could launch on Snapdragon 865 with 12GB RAM By Chris Hall

Sony Mobile is a creature of habit, using two major trade shows a year to launch devices: IFA and MWC. It looks as though we could be getting an Xperia... Read more

Best last-minute Christmas gifts 2019: Ideas, decorations, jumpers and more
Best last-minute Christmas gifts 2019: Ideas, decorations, jumpers and more By Stuart Miles

Yes, it's that time of year again when you get to eat mince pies and drink mulled wine and not feel guilty about it. We're all about Christmas here at Pocket-lint.... Read more

OnePlus 6T price cut to £349 in Christmas sales for 1 day only, saving £150
OnePlus 6T price cut to £349 in Christmas sales for 1 day only, saving £150 By Chris Hall

OnePlus is back in the Christmas sales... Read more

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max review: iPhone gets maxed out
4.5 stars Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max review: iPhone gets maxed out By Stuart Miles

Updated Apple certainly seems to have maxed out the specs, and we suspect, that there is plenty more to discover once we start diving deeper into the... Read more

Samsung's incoming quad-camera Galaxy A51 is like a Galaxy S11 sneak-peek
Samsung's incoming quad-camera Galaxy A51 is like a Galaxy S11 sneak-peek By Dan Grabham

Samsung is about to launch its next Galaxy A-Series phone, the Galaxy A51.... Read more

Apple iPhone X gets £260 saving on Amazon
Apple iPhone X gets £260 saving on Amazon By Chris Hall

It's Amazon's last minute Christmas deals promotion and if you were waiting for an offer on an iPhone X, then you're in luck... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11+ tipped to launch with 108MP camera
Samsung Galaxy S11+ tipped to launch with 108MP camera By Cam Bunton

Samsung's next flagship phone could feature a 108MP sensor in its primary camera.... Read more

OnePlus 7 Pro price slashed for Christmas sales - now only £649
OnePlus 7 Pro price slashed for Christmas sales - now only £649 By Chris Hall

OnePlus had a range of Black Friday deals, but is now back offering a discounts in Christmas sales... Read more

Microsoft is killing Windows Phone support on 10 December
Microsoft is killing Windows Phone support on 10 December By Dan Grabham

Microsoft acknowledged back in 2017 that it would no longer be developing Windows Phone, but it will now completely cease support.... Read more

Asus ROG Phone 2 adds Ultimate and Strix editions
Asus ROG Phone 2 adds Ultimate and Strix editions By Mike Lowe

With the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor introduced, the Ultimate and Strix editions add extra grunt to the gaming phone line-up.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11 photo leak suggests rumours are true
Samsung Galaxy S11 photo leak suggests rumours are true By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S11 has seen an increasing number of leaks over the past few weeks, including lots of specs and device renders - now joined by a couple... Read more

OnePlus 8 Lite renders appear, could signal return to mid-range pricing
OnePlus 8 Lite renders appear, could signal return to mid-range pricing By Cam Bunton

Leaked digital renders of an upcoming OnePlus 8 Lite suggest the company could be launching a lower cost smartphone... Read more

The best SIM only deals for December 2019: Unlimited data for £18/m on Three
The best SIM only deals for December 2019: Unlimited data for £18/m on Three By Rob Kerr

Ordering a new phone? Here are the best SIMO deals: Unlimited data for £18 on Three, 50GB for £18 on iD Mobile and 3GB for £6 on Sky Mobile... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro review: The incredible phone you won't buy
Huawei Mate 30 Pro review: The incredible phone you won't buy By Dan Grabham

Updated A flagship with top-end quad cameras, lots of power, long battery life... and no Google Play Store or, therefore, apps. What a conundrum.... Read more

Honor 20 Pro vs Honor 20: Differences compared
Honor 20 Pro vs Honor 20: Differences compared By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here are the Honor 20 Pro specs against the Honor 20 to help you decide which is the right one for you and what the differences and similarities are.... Read more

What is Samsung Tap View? Rumoured screen-mirroring tech detailed
What is Samsung Tap View? Rumoured screen-mirroring tech detailed By Mike Lowe

Samsung wants to make it easier to content share from phone to TV, with its rumoured Tap View technology. How does it work and when will it arrive?... Read more

Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features
Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features By Max Freeman-Mills

As indicated by leaked renders in the last few weeks, it looks like Samsung is planning to go big on cameras for its next round of flagship Galaxy smartphones.We've... Read more

Apple's 2021 iPhone could ditch the Lightning port for wireless charging only
Apple's 2021 iPhone could ditch the Lightning port for wireless charging only By Maggie Tillman

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note (via 9to5Mac) detailing Apple’s next two years of iPhones.... Read more

Huawei sues the FCC, says US hasn't shown evidence of security threat
Huawei sues the FCC, says US hasn't shown evidence of security threat By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Federal Communications Commission, according to The New York Times.... Read more

Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission
Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission By Maggie Tillman

There appears to be a privacy issue with the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, but Apple has already sent out an explanation.... Read more

Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware
Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware By Chris Hall

Updated Snapdragon Summit is held annually, giving Qualcomm the chance to talk about its Snapdragon hardware... Read more

Motorola Moto One Vision review: A long shot that pays off
4.0 stars Motorola Moto One Vision review: A long shot that pays off By Mike Lowe

Updated Motorola is gunning to be the mid-range champ, the second-gen One bringing 48MP camera smarts, AI and a Sony Xperia-beating price tag to attract.... Read more

In-display fingerprint readers: How they work plus optical vs ultrasonic
In-display fingerprint readers: How they work plus optical vs ultrasonic By Dan Grabham

We'll see more fingerprint readers in 2019 - and they'll be more accurate than ever before.... Read more

Motorola Razr (2019) initial review: It's flip to be square
Motorola Razr (2019) initial review: It's flip to be square By Mike Lowe

Updated The classic flip phone returns, with a fully flexible 6.2in internal display and exterior 2.7in quick display. Is this how dual screen should be done?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: The jack is back?
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: The jack is back? By Mike Lowe

It looks as though there will be a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite joining the ranks with the existing Note 10 and 10+ models, a leak suggests.... Read more

5G iPhone is a top priority for Qualcomm
5G iPhone is a top priority for Qualcomm By Cam Bunton

Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon says they're working as fast as they can to get a 5G iPhone ready... Read more

What is Google Live Caption and how does it work?
What is Google Live Caption and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Updated Those of you who are hearing-impaired or love to watch videos with captions on will enjoy Google's new Live Caption feature now rolling out.... Read more

PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865
PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865 By Chris Hall

If you're a fan of PUBG Mobile then you might be interested in some of the news coming out of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit, where the company announced... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 865, its latest platform that's going to be powering a full range of devices into 2020 and beyond... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced that its new mobile platform will support updates for the Adreno graphics chip. Updatable graphics drivers is something that desktop... Read more

Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020
Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020 By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has been introducing the world to its new Snapdragon 865 over the past few days and one of the big gains is on the camera front. Taking to... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 865 will be the first consumer device to support the capture Dolby Vision video... Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2020
Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2020 By Chris Hall

Updated The cutting edge of tech is the smartphone - and here are all the exciting phones from the likes of Apple, Samsung, Huawei and more... Read more

Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G
Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G By Chris Hall

Oppo was on stage at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit to confirm that it would be using the newly-announced Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765... Read more

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